Dr Dhammika Jayalath

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Faculty of Engineering,
School of Electrical Engineering & Robotics

Personal details


Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering,
School of Electrical Engineering & Robotics


Communications Theory, Cognitive Radio/Cooperative Communications, Physical Layer Security, 5G New Radio, Chaotic Communications, Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM), Channel Estimation, Space-Time Signal Processing and MIMO, Resource Allocation, Vehicle To Vehicle Communications


Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Communications Technologies, Curriculum and Pedagogy

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • PhD Wireless Communications (Monash University)
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Senior Member - IEEE
  • Member - IEEE Communications Society, IEEE Signal Processing Society and IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
  • Member - Australian Communications Research Network (ACoRN)
  • Member - Australasian Association for Engineering Education.


Teaching Areas

Dr Jayalath has teaching experience in the following areas:

QUT: School of Electrical Engineering and Robotics

  • Signal Processing and Filtering
  • Digital Communications
  • Modern Signal Processing
  • Wireless Communications
  • Advanced Communications Systems
  • Research Methods for Engineers
  • Introduction to Telecommunications

Australian National University: Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology
  • Mobile and Wireless Communications

NICTA, Canberra Research Laboratory
  • Overview of Wireless Communications
  • Advanced Course on Adaptive Wireless Communications


QUT ePrints

For more publications by Dhammika, explore their research on ePrints (our digital repository).

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Current supervisions

  • An Adaptive Slice Independent Handover Framework for Inter-Slice Mobility Management in 3GPP Service-based 5G Networks
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Glen Tian
  • A Physical Layer Security Framework for the Secret Key Distribution among Resource-Constrained IoT Devices in a Fog Network
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Seyit Camtepe, Dr Vicky Liu
  • Efficient Multi-User Massive MIMO Systems for Dense Mobile Networks
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Jacob Coetzee
  • Secure IP Communications Over High Frequency Transmission Links
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Adjunct Associate Professor Ernest Foo, Adjunct Associate Professor Jason Reid
  • Mobile broadband enabled Cooperative-ITS approaches for Vulnerable Road User Safety
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Yanming Feng
  • Optimization of Communication Mechanism for Low Latency in Neighborhood Area Networks of Smart Grid
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Glen Tian, Associate Professor Yateendra Mishra
  • Optimising High-Temperature IF49: Optimising High-Temperature Superconducting Electronics in Front-end Microwave Systems
    PhD, Mentoring Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Richard Taylor, Dr Jacob Coetzee